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Birmingham City Council will not increase council tax this year despite it still needing to save a hundred million pounds of government cuts.
The council says it'll start charging to collect garden waste. People will have to pay £35 a year to have their garden rubbish collected.
The council says the cuts are too harsh and the government hasn't listened.
Birmingham City Council says it's freezing council tax this year.
But it says in future, people will have to pay to have their garden waste collected.
The council needs to save £100 million because of budget cuts.